York Biscuits

Makes approximately 20

110g (4oz) Plain Flour
85-110g (3-4oz) Sugar
50g (2oz) Lard or Margarine
2 level tsp Ground Ginger
¼ Egg
1 level tsp Cream of Tartar
½ level tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
Milk as required

  • Pre-heat oven to 180°C: 350°F: Gas 4
  • Cream lard or margarine and sugar, add the egg.
  • Sift the dry ingredients and work into the mixture, adding milk as necessary.
  • The consistency should be not too soft but not stiff.
  • Place onto lightly oiled baking trays, flattening slightly.
  • Bake for about 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Turn out on to a wire rack to cool.
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